• I still get a chuckle recalling the first time that my son, Matthew, received ashes on Ash Wednesday – or, shall I say, almost received them.

    A student at St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Montessori School in Houston, Texas receives ashes March 6, 2019. (CNS photo by James Ramos/Texas Catholic Herald)
  • I never met Owen Schwartz. I never knew his favorite color was red. Maybe it was a coincidence that I was wearing that color the day I spoke with his parents, Julie and Mark, but I think...

  • “So, you work with Annette, then, right?”

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